Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider – E-Book

Written by and for nurse practitioners, this practical textbook focuses on what primary care providers need to learn and practice drug therapy. With an overall emphasis on patient teaching and health promotion, you will learn how to provide effective patient teaching about medications and how to gain patient compliance. Drug coverage focuses on “key drugs rather than “prototype drugs, so you can find important information about the most commonly used drugs rather than the first drug in each class. You will also find discussions on the legal and professional issues…

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Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women's Health Nursing – E-Book

Make sure you fully understand how to care for women and newborns! Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing, 7th Edition integrates essential maternity information into the overall continuum of nursing care to show how to provide safe care in the clinical setting. With easy-to-understand language, this updated text uses evidence-based guidelines and step-by-step instructions for assessments and interventions to help you quickly master key skills and techniques. Also emphasized is the importance of understanding family, communication, culture, patient teaching, and clinical decision making. This edition reflects the latest QSEN…

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Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care

Featuring analysis of cutting-edge healthcare issues and first-person stories, Policy & Politics in Nursing and Health Care, 7th Edition is the leader in helping students develop skills in influencing policy in today’s changing health care environment. Approximately 150 expert contributors present a wide range of topics in this classic text, providing a more complete background than can be found in any other policy textbook on the market. Discussions include the latest updates on conflict management, health economics, lobbying, the use of media, and working with communities for change. With these…

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Advanced Nursing Practice

ADVANCED NURSING PRACTICE presents a comprehensive and scholarly presentation of the roles and issues related to advanced practice nursing. This unique text synthesizes concepts, practical strategies, and knowledge of current environmental forces with the goal of helping advanced practice nurses improve patient care and legitimize their roles in a changing health care system. The authors both define and describe all the competencies that make up advanced nursing practice including direct clinical practice, consultation, coaching, guidance, research, leadership, collaboration, and ethical decision-making.http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“UzNtAAAAMAAJ”, 500,400);

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Fast Facts for the New Nurse Practitioner, Second Edition

What type of degree do I need to become a nurse practitioner? How do I choose the right clinical preceptor? How can I best prepare for my first year of practice? Written for those considering NP practice, current NP students, and newly certified NPs alike, this quick, easy-to-use manual covers everything there is to know about transitioning into the NP role, its rewards, and its challenges. This second edition includes several new chapters, covering electronic health records, the impact of health care reform, promoting the NP role, and choosing a…

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Advanced Practice Nursing, Fifth Edition

The fifth edition of this topflight text on nurse practitioner role development is completely updated and expanded to encompass the full sphere of current practice roles. These include interprofessional, global health, and leadership roles and such practice issues as credentialing, prescriptive authority, and liabilities. The book encompasses the diverse expertise of contributors from a wide variety of practice settings and reflects the competencies identified by key stakeholder organizations such as the ANA, NONPF, NACNS, AANA, ACNM, and AACN. With a focus on everyday realities of APRN practice in a rapidly…

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Nurse Practitioners in Primary Care

This text examines the potential of nurses to provide a first-point-of-contact consultation service as an alternative to going to see the doctor. It analyzes the different nurse practitioners models around the world and presents a proposal for the UK. Using research material to describe the impact of this kind of nurse practitioners on patients, doctors and other nurses, the book proposes practical steps through which this model can be implemented and considers the professional implications for doctors and nurses.http://books.google.com/books/previewlib.js GBS_insertEmbeddedViewer(“yciwAAAACAAJ”, 500,400);

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